Approved | | Drama, War
A Naval officer, reprimanded after Pearl Harbor, is later promoted to Rear Admiral and gets a second chance to prove himself against the Japanese.
According to John Wayne biographer Maurice Zolotow, Wayne spoke of how Patricia Neal had matured as an actress and a woman since they had acted opposite one another in Operation Pacific (1951).
Captain Harding, sir, and the exec!
Commander Rafe Harding USN, Cassiday's CO: Cassiday! Stop! Let us aboard!
Lt. Tom Agar: How the hell can we stop? It'll take twenty minutes at this speed!
LTJG 'Mac' McConnel: Does anyone on this bridge see anything back there?
Bosun's Mate Chief Culpepper, USS Cassiday: Well, if they do, Mr. McConnell, I'll guarantee you they won't ...
As the Cassidy is attacking the sub in the beginning of the film, we are given what is supposed to be Eddington's viewpoint through binoculars on the cruiser. The "view" we see is, however, clearly taken from an aircraft.
Videotape version is shorter than theatrical version televised on A&E. Battle footage at end of film shorter on video.
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